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ANIMALS YOU OUGHT TO KNOW
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The shoe-bill is the Mona Lisa of
the zoo. Born to .blush unseen in the
almost inaccessible swamps of the
tor. Perched on one leg like patience
on a monument, the shoe-bill smiles
and smiles and winks its pale-blue
eyelids like camera shutters. Wheth
er the rare old bird is a heron or a
stork no man can tell, but any way
his smile makes him a valuable catch
for a circus man and a prize for the
By Jane Whitaker.
He heard the false lure of Industrial
As they drove men on to work
With the promise of pelf that labor
To the toiler who does not shirk;
He stood in the milla where the air
As Hell on a mid-summer day,
Or the bowels of the earth where
men's bones rot,
And their brains and their nerves
Then he rode away in a side-door car,
And slept, his coat 'neath his head; '
And traveled he near, or traveled he
He never went hungry for bread;
Yet he did not toil, for he was too
To bend to the rich man's rod;
He knew that work is a thing to de
spise, For work is the Curse of God.'
Fascinating little jackets or coat
ees of brightest colored silk will be
worn in the summer months over
Ruches and rugs will be used to
adorn open necks of dresses during
the warm-weather days.
A tunic and ruffles of silk and a
collar and vest of book muslin will
cleverly disguise an old frock.
So great is the fad for the Eton
jacket that a new crepe dress model is
White Nile this wonderful bird has a I shown with the waist as near Ijke &
lace that Drings a fortune to its cap-1 jacket as possible.
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